At least 26 people are dead and 28 injured after a tourist coach suddenly caught fire in Hunan province on Friday night. Five people were seriously injured. There were 53 passengers, two drivers and a tour guide on the bus when the fire broke out, Xinhua reported. There was no mention of arson. Xinhua said the accident happened around 7:15pm on Friday evening and the bus was travelling from neighbouring Henan province. Chinese chemical plant survivors recall ‘earth-shattering’ blast It said the two drivers were detained and an investigation was under way. There have been many cases in China of buses catching fire due to engine problems.